Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/2/13

Hello, friends, and happy Sunday to you, In case you’re new to Marrying the Army, “Grace in Small Things” is the theme of every Sunday’s blog post here on MTA. GiST was the brainchild of a wise woman: “Schmutzie created Grace in Small Things as a daily reminder to take notice of the … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): Mother's Day

For the big things and the small things that our mom has done for my brother and I over the years, I want to dedicate today’s Grace in Small Things post to her. Birthday candles in breakfast treats every year as kids. GiST. Grilled cheese sandwiches and Sesame Street after … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 5/5/13

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today’s GiST post is a celebration of sorts, although I — unfortunately — can’t offer you a celebratory margarita through my blog. (When someone develops an app for that, I’ll be an early adopter.) We PCS to Germany in less than 72 hours, and the last … Continue reading

Thank Goodness for Running

              Thank goodness for running. Though I usually run with social running clubs on specific nights of the week, this week has been different. Allergy issues have manifested to the point that I needed to take the night off from my usual mid-length run, … Continue reading

An Easter Brunch, an Easter Race, and an Easter Wish

Hams and Hamstrings 2012 MilliGFunk

It’s the end of the day on Easter Sunday, and although it’s been bittersweet having my husband gone on one of my favorite holidays, I’m feeling thankful for the good things that are happening in my life despite his deployment. I’ve missed Nick today, but brunch at Fort Carson with … Continue reading

GiST: November 14, 2011

I have so much to be thankful for this week! 1. A Visit from a Friend A close friend chose to spend her weekend with me this weekend. She traveled to Colorado Springs from San Francisco, and we had a good, low-key weekend. We hiked Palmer Trail in Colorado Springs, … Continue reading

GiST: November 7, 2011

Grace in Small Things (GiST) is about thankfulness, empowerment, and mindfulness of  the little things in our lives. The GiST website says that: Grace in Small Things exists because we are choosing not to allow the noisiness of life to rob us of the time and energy to be mindful of … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): October 24, 2011

Last week was rough for all of us in my office, and this week my fiance leaves for another long training exercise – his last one prior to his Afghanistan deployment early next year. I want to start the new week off with the right mindset, which is why today’s … Continue reading

GiST: September 19, 2011

My new fiance (in case you missed it, I got engaged less than a month ago) is an Army officer, and I’m struggling to adjust to life on this side of a military relationship. Since I moved to Colorado in mid-August, he and I have been apart more than we’ve … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): July 18, 2011

Last night I was one of fifty thousand or so fans in St. Louis who were braving the mid-July heat in order to see U2 perform live at Busch Stadium.  Bono is arguably one of the most powerful people in the world, and that’s made apparent in U2’s live shows. … Continue reading

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